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Economic Opportunity

Most notably, our Strategic Plan incorporates people-based strategies into our existing community development agenda, with a focus on educational attainment, civic leadership, asset building, and financial security.  Neighborhood Progress has already begun its work to bring people-based strategies into its programming.  Neighborhood Progress recently hired Vice President of Economic Opportunity, Evelyn Burnett.  Evelyn oversees and… Read More >>

CDC Support and Merger

Neighborhood Progress is dedicated to funding the best models of community development and be as strategic and impactful as possible. We make strides towards advancing work that deepens existing relationships and builds new ones in order to benefit all Cleveland residents.  As an organization, we will maintain and model best practices and standards for which… Read More >>

Strategic Plan 2013-2016

Neighborhood Progress is envisioning a new future for itself, one that builds on our past successes, taps new resources, and deepens and forms new partnerships to strengthen community development in Cleveland.  After a nine-month strategic planning process led by a taskforce of key stakeholders and partners, our Strategic Plan 2013-2016 was unanimously approved by the… Read More >>

Saint Luke’s, ReImagining, and More

Neighborhood Progress is recognized nationally as a leader in vacant land reuse and a primary partner in sustainable land use planning and development throughout the City of Cleveland.  Our work going forward will increase the focus on high-quality features and amenities that increase neighborhood satisfaction. retain and attract new residents, while promoting the outward expression… Read More >>

2013 Plant Buy!

We’d like to extend an offer to be a part of our co-op plant buy for the 2013 growing season. For the last 2 years, Neighborhood Progress has organized co-op plant purchases of over 15,000 starts saving gardeners thousands of dollars while supporting a local grower. Neighborhood Progress organizes the purchase, works with the grower… Read More >>

A Celebration of Local Food

In celebration of the local food movement, Cleveland has been buzzing with activities recently, from the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Summit to the 8th International Public Markets Conference.  Neighborhood Progress just co-hosted Cleveland’s first annual local food feast, the Potluck in the Park, a free and easy way for all Clevelanders to take part in Cleveland’s… Read More >>

Ohio’s First and Cleveland’s Own Velodrome

You may have watched the 2012 London Olympics this past summer and seen cyclists racing around a steep, indoor oval track and wondered… “what is that?”  The answer: a Velodrome and Cleveland is now home to one, the first in Ohio. In 2007, the nonprofit Fast Track Cycling formed to establish and operate an indoor… Read More >>

Buckeye Neighborhood Transformation

Orange construction cones everywhere, dust flying in the air, and the sound of power tools buzzing off.  These are all the current sights and sounds in the Buckeye Neighborhood on Shaker Boulevard between Woodhill Road and East 116th Street.  The Buckeye Neighborhood is undergoing a transformation and if you haven’t been to the east area… Read More >>

Interns and VISTAs

Neighborhood Progress, Inc. looks to build community development capacity by providing various internship positions and hosting Americorps VISTAs.  Neighborhood Progress had the pleasure of hosting three interns this past summer: Adam, Chris and Tim. Adam Kanter is a Cleveland native from Shaker Heights, pursing a degree in Political Science at Emory University located in Atlanta,… Read More >>

Potluck in the Park 1st annual Local Food Feast! Sept. 29, 4:30-7pm!

Potluck in the Park 1st Annual Local Food Feast!   To celebrate Sustainable Cleveland 2019’s year of local food, hundreds of growers and eaters from all neighborhoods are gathering to share in one amazing home grown meal! The Potluck in the Park will be held on September 29th from 4:30pm to 7pm at Edgewater Park’s –… Read More >>

Neighborhood Solutions Summit – May 17, 2012

com·mu·ni·ty de·vel·op·ment (kuh-myoo-ni-tee dih-vel-uhp-muhnt): noun Community development seeks to empower individuals and groups of people by providing them with the skills they need to effect change in their own communities. These skills are of­ten created through the formation of large social groups working for a common agenda. Com­munity developers must understand both how to work… Read More >>

Burten, Bell, Carr Development

Burten, Bell, Carr Development  grew from a staff of 1 in 2000 into a highly effective community development organization with over 8 staff that today serves most of Cleveland’s Ward 5 in the Central, Kinsman, and Garden Valley neighborhoods. Burten, Bell, Carr’s service area is approximately 4 square miles and is home to many exciting… Read More >>

Bill Merriman

FOR THE PAST 15 YEARS, BILL MERRIMAN HAS BEEN THE DEACON AT ST. PATRICK PARISH ON BRIDGE AVENUE IN CLEVELAND, OHIO. HE WAS BORN IN THE SOUTHSIDE OF CHICAGO AND MOVED TO OHIO CITY IN 1969. HE CAME TO BE INVOLVED WITH ST. PATRICK’S THROUGH AN URBAN STUDIES SCHOOL PROGRAM. For Bill, the parish and… Read More >>

Sharon Looney

Born in Cleveland, Sharon Looney spent some time in Alabama, but moved back with her mother after high school in 1967. She’s been in the Buckeye neighborhood, the home of Saint Luke’s Hospital, ever since. Ms. Looney had been a patient at Saint Luke’s some 20 years ago and remembers it as an anchor within… Read More >>

 

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